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Russian trade in goods with the Dominican Republic in Q1 2021

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with the Dominican Republic in the first quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with the Dominican Republic

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with the Dominican Republic totaled $29,150,662, up 54.60% ($10,295,250) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $22,358,486, up 112.44% ($11,833,685) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $6,792,176, down 18.47% ($1,538,435) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $15,566,310, a 609.43% increase ($13,372,120) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 117th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0189% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0133% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 104th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (up from 112th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0242% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0118% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The Dominican Republic was Russia’s 103rd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 97th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0109% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0157% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to the Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian exports to the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 80.95% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (69.49% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.98% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (16.91% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.12% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.74% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.03% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (7.46% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.05% of Russia’s total exports to the Dominican Republic (1.61% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $10,841,766;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $966,930;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $639,000;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $131,948.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $331,591;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $168,091;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $120,741;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $69,234.
Russia’s exports to the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,143,158 5.11 176,228548.68
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,595 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 7,018-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 453,557 2.03 785,148-42.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 431,871 1.93 552,612-21.85
29 Organic chemicals 155,552 0.70 323,643-51.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 29,450-100.00
31 Fertilizers 1,434,221 6.41 795,22180.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 210,318 0.94 78,370168.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67,876 0.30 44,09453.93
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 1,925-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 166,546 0.74 123,56034.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 2,257-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 1,266-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 129,973 0.58 199,207-34.75
70 Glass and glassware 32,197 0.14 0
72 Iron and steel 18,089,630 80.91 7,247,864149.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 1,478-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 9,126 0.04 63,983-85.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 0 0.00 48,205-100.00
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 11,715 0.05 38,272-69.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,151 0.09 5,000303.02

Russia’s Imports from the Dominican Republic

The major share of Russian imports from the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 58.02% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (57.49% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.17% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (18.11% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.71% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (12.32% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.69% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (9.15% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.09% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.30% of Russia’s total imports from the Dominican Republic (2.77% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,074,602;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $223,393;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $73,817;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $49,214;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $26,512.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $1,482,467;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $530,938;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $343,549;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $214,294;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $191,395;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $83,021;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $58,584;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $39,401;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $23,398.
Russia’s imports from the Dominican Republic in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 340,217 5.01 683,766-50.24
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 28,195 0.42 111,216-74.65
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 29,466 0.43 35,440-16.86
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 14,113 0.21 22,513-37.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 243 0.00 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,830,959 41.68 1,756,35761.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 697,699 10.27 2,180,166-68.00
29 Organic chemicals 75 0.00 2,084-96.40
30 Pharmaceutical products 779,362 11.47 818,763-4.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 81,035 1.19 139,619-41.96
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,571 1.04 66,0376.87
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,060 0.02 3,232-67.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 73,859 1.09 42175,754.76
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 196 0.00 73168.49
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,324 0.06 27,722-84.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,413 0.06 1024,226.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 39-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 11,490 0.17 202,885-94.34
72 Iron and steel 454,063 6.69 230,67096.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 45 0.00 190-76.32
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 530,938-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 610 0.01 54911.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 139,183 2.05 89,96954.70
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 153,090 2.25 126,57820.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,077,908 15.87 1,292,202-16.58
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 9,356-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 103-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia